mcafee update problems is usually caused by a corrupted registry entry.
I spent hours looking for a solution to this error and finally I found one.
Antivirus software was originally developed to detect and remove computer viruses, hence the name.
However, with the proliferation of other kinds of malware, antivirus software started to provide protection from other computer threats.
In particular, modern antivirus software can protect from: malicious browser helper objects (BHOs), browser hijackers, ransomware, keyloggers, backdoors, rootkits, trojan horses, worms, malicious LSPs, dialers, fraudtools, adware and spyware.
Some products also include protection from other computer threats, such as infected and malicious URLs, spam, scam and phishing attacks, online identity (privacy), online banking attacks, social engineering techniques, advanced persistent threat (APT) and botnet DDo S attacks.
A couple of monthe ago, I ran into a situation when the automatic update process would run for hours and never complete. I downloaded and ran the virtual technician and it reported DAT/Engine problem.Although Mc Afee may be great in malware removal, it sure can turn out to be a nuisance once the trial period is exceeded, like other trialware.If you want to continue using Mc Afee than it won’t be a problem – you need to pay for the license.Some of the agents are repoting that the client has never updated the VSE, some says it can't identify - leaving the DAT version empty and the last ones, the stranges once are the one that says DAT version N/A. I have confirmed it has nothing to do with ports being closed etc.Im using e PO 4.0, Agent 220.127.116.114, VSE 18.104.22.1681.